Serving as a Director on Branson Bank’s Board of Directors, Jerry DeGraffenreid is invested in his community. He first began his journey with the bank in 2009 as an Advisory Director before becoming a full Reg O Board Member in 2011.
DeGraffenreid is retired, however for 38 years he served his neighbors as a Shelter Insurance Agent in Forsyth, Missouri. Prior to being an agent, he was a high school counselor and coach for 5 years. He holds a BS Degree in Psychology and Physical Education from Southwest Baptist University and completed his Graduate studies in counseling from Missouri State University.
DeGraffenreid has been a member of Forsyth First Baptist Church for 40 years, currently serving as a Deacon, and has experience serving on the Budget/Finance and Personnel Committees. Prior to retirement, Jerry was a member of Forsyth Chamber of Commerce and a past President of the Forsyth Kiwanis Club. Married to his wife, Marian for 47 years, they have two adult children, Shannon Culver (Wes Culver) and Ryan DeGraffenreid, and 3 Grandchildren, Reagan, Jayce and Ellyson Culver.